He has done it again. Lionel Messi scored a last minute winner as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in a thrilling El Classico at the Santiago Bernabeu. Twitter explodes after Messi blows the title race wide open !
In what was surely one of the matches of the season, Real Madrid took the lead through Casemiro mid way in the first half. But Messi equalized with a lovely Messi goal as the two sides were level as they headed in to the half time break.
Rakitic then scored a cracker with his left foot as Barcelona took the lead. Barce must have thought that the match was in the bag when Sergio Ramos got a straight red for a poor tackle on Messi.
But James equalized with five minutes to go to set up a grand stand finish to the game. Unfortunately for Real, the finish came from Messi as he superbly placed shot won Barca the match and kept their La Liga hopes alive.
Here are some of the best Twitter reactions !
— Sports Gazette (@SportsGazette) April 23, 2017
— Ugandan Tweeps (@TweepsUG) April 23, 2017
— Mr. Benthai Benjamin (@BenthaiBenjamin) April 23, 2017